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Obesity and body mass index, overweight - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hello sir
User :   i have only one clarification
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please go ahead
User :   for a male, 90kg weight and 5'7" height .... is this measurement within permissible / normal BMI index ?
Doctor :   Please calculate your BMI with this link WWW.WWWW.WW User :   ok
User :   BMI shows 30 ... which means obese .......
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   For men the BMI should be between 20-25
Doctor :   Between 25-30 is overweight
Doctor :   30-35 is obese
User :   does this BMI depend on Age factor ?
Doctor :   and 35-40 is morbid obesity
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   It is the same for all adults.
Doctor :   There is sex variation
Doctor :   for females the values are 18-22 normal,
Doctor :   22-27 obese
User :   i see
Doctor :   sorry overweight
Doctor :   and above 27 is obesity
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   for now, its done. thanks a lot for your time
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